For the Week of
November 16-22, 2005
Cover Story: Flu Me Twice, Shame on Me:
What can we do about avian flu?
News: Half Empty:
A small but vocal minority of users are raising a stink about how eBay treats their beloved Half.com.
The Fly: Valley Transportation Authority's Zero-Emission buses aren't all they're cracked up to be.
Silicon Alleys: Meeting San Jose's Original Neighbors.
Techsploits: Ping Meltdown.
Rev: The air bag is, of course, a brilliant invention. Sure, sure, a few kids die every year from suffocating after an air bag dischargesbut they shouldn't have been sitting in the front seat anyway.
Ringer Of Fire: Cash is king in sentimental but irresistible biopic of country star with Joaquin Phoenix as the man in black.
Method Madness: 'Ellie Parker' is Scott Coffey's shot-on-DV tale of the agonies and ecstasies of the no-name actress who went on to become Naomi Watts.
Dragon Season: 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire': going whole Hogwarts.
From Duck To Tapas: The International Latino Film Festival: eight movies in three days.
Positive Spin: 'Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic': I suppose she kisses her mom with that mouth.
Filmed Notes: Prepare for the cinema Cash with an armload of music biopics.
We've Got to Carry Each Other: Whatever you say about Bono and his Secretariat-sized ego, the man can make an entrance.
Twilight of The Trick: Gabriel García Márquez skewers the follies of an aging man in 'Memories of My Melancholy Whores.'
C'mon, Get Happy: Even if your mom didn't serve you tofu made to look like meat, you'll feel mothered at the Happy Bamboo.
Live Feed: My First Taste Of Taiwan.
5 Things to Love: Places to Feast Without The Fuss.
Club Life: Baybar in Redwood City.
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